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Vicki L. Weavil Read a lot. Read all types of books. The best way to learn to write (in my opinion) is to read, and consider why you like or don't like certain books.…moreRead a lot. Read all types of books. The best way to learn to write (in my opinion) is to read, and consider why you like or don't like certain books. Consider what works for you and what does not and apply that to your own writing.
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Cover Reveals: TOUCH OF HEARTACHE by Joy Penny + the next 2 Books in the Series!

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“How about a little teaser from CROWN OF ICE?

Thyra Winther, the current Snow Queen speaks about her "home":

At night the palace’s crystal halls are tinged sapphire. One of the first bits of magic that Voss taught me was to set the carved walls alight so that I’m not forced to walk the halls in darkness. I conjure a cold light that glows within the thick walls without melting the ice. I mastered this trick quickly once I knew what those shadows held. If I leave an area in darkness, they come—the girls who reigned as Snow Queen before me.
“I must find it.” Their hollow words wind about me like a shroud. “The last piece. I must place it. Give it to me.”
Vicki L. Weavil, Crown of Ice

“My parents lie somewhere beneath the snow, buried with my mortal life.”
Vicki L. Weavil, Crown of Ice

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“How about a little teaser from CROWN OF ICE?

Thyra Winther, the current Snow Queen speaks about her "home":

At night the palace’s crystal halls are tinged sapphire. One of the first bits of magic that Voss taught me was to set the carved walls alight so that I’m not forced to walk the halls in darkness. I conjure a cold light that glows within the thick walls without melting the ice. I mastered this trick quickly once I knew what those shadows held. If I leave an area in darkness, they come—the girls who reigned as Snow Queen before me.
“I must find it.” Their hollow words wind about me like a shroud. “The last piece. I must place it. Give it to me.”
Vicki L. Weavil, Crown of Ice

“My parents lie somewhere beneath the snow, buried with my mortal life.”
Vicki L. Weavil, Crown of Ice

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Serena Great to connect with you on GR!


Guy Vestal  - Counter Culture Critic Hi... In reference to your friend invite. Yes, Crown of Ice will be the halfway point of our fairytale retelling binge, I look forward to it!


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